In effort to continue bringing Black Health and Wellness to the forefront as we celebrate Black History Month, below you'll find Black-owned businesses who provide services and products for self-care, fitness, sustainability, and more for our local communities and online.
If you haven't had the opportunity yet, don't forget to check out our earlier blog for Black History Month which highlights non-profit organizations and podcasts to follow/support that work to empower Black communities, as well as encourage self-love and healing.
FITNESS & HEALTH
A Los Angeles based women's lifestyle athleisure brand celebrating boldness, confidence and body positivity. They provide gear that keeps you on top of your game rather you’re running errands, at the gym, or out with friends.
Ride On! community Bike Shop and Co-Op provides all the necessary tools and supplies (including trained personnel) needed to assist you in repairing your bike for free.
A joy-focused outdoor lifestyle shop connecting customers to the highest quality brands. They offer a curated brand experience for your life both out and about and in.
WELLNESS & SELF-CARE
Nena's Organics designs and creates plant based, organic health and beauty products for the treatment eczema, psoriasis, lichen planus, chapped lips, and dry skin, and exclude chemicals preservatives, alcohol, and blended with love.
Located in Los Angeles area, Highbrow Hippie is as chic as it is mindful with a thoughtfully curated selection of luxurious beauty, health, wellness, and home goods. Their goal is to expand the definition of a salon and return to its historical meaning - a gathering place to exchange thoughts and ideas. Creating a sense of community, self care and a way to drop out for a few hours and focus on yourself.
A full service beauty wellness center in Leimert Park that offers organic, plant-based and herbal formulas that support holistic health and beauty lifestyles that will combat certain issues that has become ubiquitous throughout Black communities all over the world.
Based in Orange County, Amour Propre®️ (which means "self-love in French) is in business to encourage our customers to practice self-love by experiencing the joy of utilizing natural, organic and aromatheraputic skin care products.
Based in Orange County, owner Lolita has a niche in custom designing self-care gift baskets, weddings, parties, corporate events, home staging, baby showers & more. In 2015, she stepped out of her comfort zone to build her online presence and home base business in self care products.
Women-owned and family-run business Laguna Candles has been whipping up candles for over 15 years. Each candle is hand-poured and crafted locally and made with a proprietary soy and wax blend sustainable, ecologically-sound and free of pesticides, Phthalates, parabens and sulfates.
APPAREL & HOME
Hand-knit sweaters and scarves by Chasten Harmon. Harmon also hosts health consultations and monthly gatherings designed to create a safe space to explore different healing modalities for BIPOC.
Sandra Johnson Designs
Anaheim Hills business owner Sandra Johnson has been sewing for 30 years and loves bringing her knowledge of the craft to others. She hosts presentations, workshops and parties for kids and adults that teach others how to hand-stitch, quilt and repurpose denim.
Renowned is a Los Angeles based brand created by John Dean III. Dean, born in Cleveland, Ohio, developed Renowned as a creative outlet to share and tell stories from a perspective that is relatable to anyone chasing a dream.